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Quote of the Day: "Planning isn’t rocket science. Nor is it the private domain of private developers and single-issue advocates. An inviting space that shows off the plans and proposals in the work is a step toward getting everyday people involved — the one constituency that, too often, is left in the dark."—Critic John King on The Presidio Trust’s Gallery + Ideas Forum. [The San Francisco Chronicle]
Seven More Stories for Thursday:
A developer agreed to buy the infamous Wurlitzer Building in Detroit for $1.1 million. The 1926 building, built in the Renaissance Revival style by local architect Robert Finn, has faced a number of code and safety violations in recent years. [Detroit Free Press]
Victorian houses manipulated to look like San Francisco skyscrapers. [The Bold Italic]
Chicago may be at the start of a hotel growth surge. [Chicago Tribune]
The Economist features the newly opened Barcelona Design Museum by local firm MBM Arquitectes. [The Economist]
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